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lök110 - Ecology (Complete module description)
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Module label Ecology
Module code lök110
Credit points 6.0 KP
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Landscape Ecology (Master) > Basismodule
Responsible persons
Kleyer, Michael (Module responsibility)
Kleyer, Michael (Module counselling)
Kiel, Ellen (Module counselling)
Zotz, Gerhard Wolfgang (Module counselling)
Albach, Dirk Carl (Authorized examiners)
Kiel, Ellen (Authorized examiners)
Kleyer, Michael (Authorized examiners)
Zotz, Gerhard Wolfgang (Authorized examiners)
Prerequisites
Knowledge of phytosociology, zoo-ecology, pedology and ecology, comparable to the corresponding modules of BSc. Environmental Sciences
Skills to be acquired in this module
Qualification imparted to students:
Upon successful completion of the module the students will gain:
  • a thorough knowledge of environmental conditions and biological mechanisms enabling plant species to survive in landscapes
  • a thorough knowledge of the eco-physiology of plants in landscapes
  • a thorough knowledge of the environmental conditions and biological mechanisms enabling animals to survive in landscapes
Ranking/position of the module within the course of studies:
In the initial phase of the Master programme, this module imparts theories and models of the conditions of survival in plant and animals species as well as of the abiotic/biotic interdependencies in heterogenous landscapes. In combination with other compulsory modules it serves to give students a survey of the special field of Landscape Ecology and to enable them to competently select advanced modules in the following semesters.
Module contents
Ecology of plants in landscapes
Eco-physiology of plants in landscapes
Ecology of animals in landscapes
Reader's advisory
Literature will be announced during the course.
Links
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method V
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Before the end of the module
a) Written examination (33 %)
b) Written examination (33 %)
c) Written examination (33 %)
Course type Lecture
SWS 3.00
Frequency
Workload attendance 42 h